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Events not to be missed this week

It’s that time again—when we have to keep you posted on the latest events in the world of decor and design. From Decorex Cape Town to Blum and KSA Seminar, the industry is, once again, brimming with buzz and events that you can’t miss this week:

 Decorex Cape Town is finally here.
Date: 6-9 June Venue: CTICC

From June 6 to 9, industry experts and enthusiasts will once again come under one roof to celebrate everything decor and design. If you’re looking for an event where design, innovation, and creativity converge in one place, Decorex Cape Town is the place for you.

Africa’s leading decor and design platform showcases more than 230 of the most dynamic and creative companies on the continent.

The event offers a unique opportunity for industry professionals and design enthusiasts to explore the latest trends and innovations in the world of interior design and decoration.

This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in the forefront of the lifestyle and design industry with over 230 of Africa’s leading companies.

Mingle with the experts at the IID and Roche Bobois events.
June 6, 2024 (Thursday) 
Venue 27 Commerce Cres Sandton (Kramerville) Time: 3 p.m.–5 p.m.

CPD POINTS 0.2 Category 1

Strategies for Continuous Reinvention to Remain Successful in Business is the topic that will be discussed at the IID and Roche Bobois event set to take place this Thursday.

Here are three key speakers you can expect:

Christopher de Bod

Christopher de Bod is the founder and Creative Director of Christopher de Bod Designs. He has been working in the interior design industry for more than a decade, working with corporate and residential clients across the country to bring their dream spaces to reality.

The turnkey design firm allows clients to benefit from his design ethos, Authentic Design, which includes interiors, bespoke and custom furniture, softs, and other decor items.

 Phillip Darby

Philip has successfully led the design and implementation of major interiors for retail centres and hotel and leisure projects throughout the country for clients such as Hyprop, Old Mutual, Sanlam, and Arkani Gold Reef City Resorts.

Phil Darby Interiors (PDI) is a design practice based in Johannesburg. PDI is a strong practice that provides a comprehensive range of architectural and interior services. The company has served a wide variety of clients with a range of regional, national, and international projects.

Deanne McBride

Founder and CEO of Cocoa Bean Interiors, Deanne McBride is a design professional with over a decade of experience in the interior design industry. Since founding Cocoa Bean Interiors in 2001, Deanne has cultivated a reputation for excellence and innovation within the industry.

She transitioned into decor buying and styling, where she discovered her passion for unique interior objects. This passion soon evolved into the creation of her own store, Cocoa Bean Interiors, in 2001. Operating Cocoa Bean Interiors allowed Deanne to gain substantial knowledge of interior decorating. As client demands grew more complex, she expanded her expertise to include comprehensive interior design projects, ranging from individual rooms to complete home designs.

RSVP maria@iidprofessions.org.za and  s.fanchette@roche-bobois.com



Blum and KSA Seminar

11 June 2024 Time: 9.30; the seminar takes 2-3 hours, depending on the questions 

Venue: online; a link will be forwarded to those who RSVP (it will be Teams or Zoom, depending on the numbers)

 Are you a hospitality, decor, and design industry stakeholder?

The Kitchen Specialist Association and Blum would like to invite you to join them for a CPD-accredited seminar on Age in Place and Disability design.

Date: 11 June 2024

RSVP via the link provided below.

 The seminar is IID and SACAP accredited for 0.4 points.


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